January 20, 2021

Human Rights Commissioners meet with new EPD liaisons

Human Rights Commissioners met the new Eugene Police Department community liaisons.

Human Rights Commissioners met the new Eugene Police Department community liaisons.

Human Rights Commissioners met with the new EPD liaisons and had four concrete recommendations:

  • A mediated Truth and Reconciliation Commission
  • EPD-initiated ‘Know Your Rights’ campaign
  • Officers distribute cards with their badge number, phone numbers
  • Speak out against injustice by police in Minneapolis, Standing Rock, and elsewhere in the nation

Excerpts from the 90-minute meeting offer a flavor of the discussion: